Journalist, photographer, author
Son of photojournalist Ozzie, Lyons is considered America’s greatest living motorsports reporter. He covered Can-Am, Formula 1, endurance racing, IndyCar and other racing subjects for Autosport, Autoweek, Car and Driver, Car Graphic, Road & Track, Racer, Racecar, Sports Car, Vintage Motorsport, Cycle, Cycle World, EAA Sport Aviation and others throughout the globe. His 14 books include Can-Am, Can-Am Photo History, Can-Am Cars in Detail, Riverside International Raceway and Fast Lines, a collection of his columns for Vintage Racecar. Each year he sells calendars of his superb photography. In all his work, Lyons makes you feel like you’re with him at the track. You not only meet the racers but feel you’re sharing their innermost thoughts. Lyons’ work has won numerous awards, including two Motor Press Guild Dean Batchelor Awards for Excellence in Journalism, an International Motor Press Association Ken Purdy Award and an International Automotive Media Award for Lifetime Achievement. Lyons is co-founder and past president of the American Racing Press Association (ARPA).